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βούλ-ησις , εως, ,
A.willing, An.433a43; “β. ἀγαθοῦ ὄρεξιςId.Top.146b5, cf. EN1111b19; τῶν ἀδυνάτων, τοῦ τέλους, ib. 1111b22, 1113a15; purpose, “πράσσειν β.E.HF1305; wish, desire, Th.3.39, Pl.Grg.509d, etc.; βούλησιν ἐλπίζει entertains a hope and purpose, Th.6.78; “κατὰ τὴν β.Pl.Cra.420d, al.; παρὰ τὴν β. ibid., Arist.EN 1136b24: pl., Pl.Lg.688b, Arist.Rh.1378b18; of the gods, Polystr. p.10 W.
II. purpose or meaning of a poem, Pl.Prt.344b; signification of a word, Id.Cra.421b.
III. will, testament, “β. ἔγγραφοςPLips.33 ii 10 (iv A. D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1113a.15
    • Euripides, Heracles, 1305
    • Plato, Laws, 688b
    • Plato, Cratylus, 421b
    • Plato, Cratylus, 420d
    • Plato, Gorgias, 509d
    • Plato, Protagoras, 344b
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.39
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.78
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